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1979 Olson 30

Listing ID2963744
Sale Price$29,950 USD [ Convert To CAD ]
Seller POP Yachts
Category Cruiser Racer Sailboats
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Located Oxnard, California, US
Stock Number199432
Length30ft / 9.14 m
Beam10ft / 3.05 m
Engine MakeNissan
Engine TypeOutboard 2 Stroke
Engine HP3

- Stock #199432 -

One of kind custom Olson! Meticulously maintained! Many new upgrades! Loaded and ready to race!

This Custom One-Off 1979 Olson is in excellent condition and ready to sail. Olson 30 is the Ferrari of Ultralite Sloops because "fun is fast!" The owner has been racing sailboats for 50 years and says that when racing this Olson 30 if you don't win you will podium if you sail the boat correctly.

In So California, the Pacific Handicap Rating / PHRF rates the boat at 96.

This Olson includes:

- A complete racing inventory of sails
- New High Tech Running Rigging, Halyards & Sheets, etc- New Sheeves and Spreaders
- Spinnaker Track by Belanger Mast

All Mods by Craig at Elkhorn Composites:

- Custom Covers- New Harkin Self Tailing Winches
-Custom Bow & Stern Pulpits made from the highest
quality of Stainless Steel
- Custom Motor Mount

Everything has been designed to be the highest quality. She is the lightest, best laid out for racing very similar to the Melges Sports Boat.

- Finest Faired Bottom (epoxy).
- 3 D Trimming System
- Special Lifting System for Crane

The purchase of this Olson 30 includes a Custom Sailboat Trailer (GVW 10,900 lbs). The trailer is made of enclosed channel iron capable of hauling a 32 ft sailboat with a 7 ft draft centerboard or keel.

Also included is a custom no shock load lifting system. to lift the boat off the trailer and place her in the water.

Take the opportunity to own this high-value sailboat to enjoy sailing and racing adventures.

Additional Information:

The owner has made the following modifications (cost of approximately $60K):

- Elkhorn composite performed the following, open cockpit,
closed all portlights.
- Sealed all holes which were closed from removing tow ---
rails, all tracks, pulpits, winches, cleats, and blocks.
- Reinforced the deck to the hull where the original tow ring
was to stiffen the hull.
- Filled in all the holes for compass and knot meter.
- Constructed custom companionway, foot supports on the
cockpit floor like the Melges boats
- Reinforced the mast step structure:
- Installed a 1 1/2" X 24" Aluminum plate with adjustable -
mast step.
-New Deck Gel Coat
- Bottom faired and epoxy applied.

Buzz Ballenger Spars in Santa Cruz, CA did the following work (approx. $7K).

- Completely conditioned the mast- New sheets,
- New rod rigging
- New adjustable turnbuckles
- New Harkin 2000 self furling set up (set up for internal
- New Rudder

Custom Features:

- Motor Mount
- 3 Dimensional Trimming System (like current sport boats)- Custom Beam of Destiny
- Custom Bow & Stern Pulpits (6061 Stainless)
- Custom Deck Ring for Lifting Hole ($550)
- All Halyards & Sheets are High Tech, Stripped & Tapered
- Full Custom Fit Deck Cover ($1800)
- Custom Lifting System (Stainless Steel Rod & Hook with
Dyneema Line to Eliminate Shock Load (No need to place any weight on the bow to keep it down. All adjustable for any lift which is much safer.)
- New Chain Plates- Everything backed with G-10
- Everything designed to be very efficient & quick to trim, adjust, etc.

Sail Inventory is Ullman:

-Like New,
- Substraights
- Main #1, #2, #3- Storm Sail- 4 Spinnakers
- Carbon Spinnaker Pole- Winch Handles
- Vang
- Down Hulls
- Out Hulls
- Adjustable Back Stays

Custom Sailboat Trailer ($32K)

- GVW 10,900lbs
- Independent Torsion Axles (4)
- Electric Brakes
- Adjustable Stands to fit up to 32-35 foot sailboat with up to a 7-foot draft.
- Mast supports
-Spare Tire with Mount

We are looking for people all over the country who share our love for boats. If you have a passion for our product and like the idea of working from home, please visit SellBoatsAndRVs [dot] com to learn more.

Please submit any and ALL offers - your offer may be accepted! Submit your offer today!

Reason for selling is moving.

At Pop Yachts, we will always provide you with a TRUE representation of every vessel we market. We encourage all buyers to schedule a survey for an independent analysis. Any offer to purchase is ALWAYS subject to satisfactory survey results.

You have questions? We have answers. Call us at (213) 984-2628 to discuss this boat.

Selling your boat has never been easier. At Pop Yachts, we literally sell thousands of units every year all over the country. Call (855) 218-2805 and we'll get started selling your boat today.

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ConditionThis 1979 Olson 30 appears in impeccable condition. Everything functions & she's ready for a new owner & a good crew. Always dry stored. There are no wet spots. Upgrades by the following: Mast & all Standing Rigging was redone by Buz Ballenger of Santa Cruz in 2015. Hull modifications were done by Craig of Elkhorn Composites in 2015. The Trailer is a custom Sailboat Trailer and appears in excellent condition.

Electrical Systems - 12 V DC Outlets
- Number Of Batteries (2 12 Volt Lightweight)
- Solar Panel (For 12 Volt Batteries)

Accommodations - Cabin Lighting
- Cabinets
- Nav Station
- V Berth

Construction - Gel Coat
- Gross Tonnage (3800 Lbs)

Deck Gear - Anchor
- Anchor Locker
- Anchor Rode
- Cover - Full Boat

Safety Equipment - Air Horn
- Distress Flag
- Paddle/oar
- Throw Ring
- Man Overboard Pole

Sails - Covers - Sail
- Downhaul
- Dutchman System
- Headsail
- Main Sail
- Main Sheet
- Rigged For Single Handed
- Spinnaker
- Spinnaker Gear
- Spinnaker Sheets
- Storm Jib

Rigging - Backstay (Minum Single Spreader)
- Boom
- Boom Vang
- Chain Plates
- Mast (Aluminum Single Spreader)
- Spinnaker Pole (Carbon Fiber)
- Winches - Manual (Self Tailing Harkin)
- Running Rigging
- Standing Rigging
- Blocks